Politics & Government
10:47 am
Mon July 22, 2013

County Exec Will Review Emergency Procedures Following Fire

All judicial functions are back to normal scheduling at the Milwaukee County Courthouse.

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele says the recent Courthouse fire illustrated the need for emergency plans that cover many contingencies.

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele credits the dedication of staff members for the quick resumption of many services at the Courthouse.

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1:00 am
Mon July 22, 2013

Wisconsin’s Enduring Heritage in Tractor Production

Case was one of the early innovators in agricultural equipment and tractor technology
Credit Permission by CNH America LLC

A couple companies with a history of making agricultural equipment in Wisconsin will step forward in coming days.

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2:00 pm
Sat July 20, 2013

Hundreds Rally for Justice in Downtown Milwaukee

Brooke Love wore a hoodie and carried skittles, to represent what was on Trayvon Martin, when he was shot to death in Florida.

People across the country took to the streets Saturday, in support of Trayvon Martin, and to urge federal officials to bring forth charges. Milwaukee was among more than 100 cities where people participated.

Around a thousand or so people gathered in front of the federal building downtown. While the catalyst was last week’s verdict in the George Zimmerman trial in Florida, it was clear the rally here was about more.

Brooke Love came dressed in a black hoodie and carried a bag of skittles.

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5:40 pm
Fri July 19, 2013

Water Contamination Concerns Multiply in Town of Jackson

There seems to be no end to the Town of Jackson's water woes.

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Health & Science
5:23 pm
Fri July 19, 2013

Heat May Have Claimed Three Lives in Milwaukee

The Milwaukee Health Department suspects three residents may have died from heat-related causes. The city and state were submerged in hot, humid conditions much of the week.

Investigations are underway in all three deaths to confirm the causes.

The health department continues urging people to check on those who may be trapped in a hot home, and to be aware of symptoms of heat-related illness: dizziness, fainting, headache or nausea.